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Monthly Screenings
Wednesday | 02.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 16.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Cinemidrash Elul
Library

Cinemidrash Elul will host writer Michel Kichka for a lecture following My Father’s Secrets on the challenges of second generation of Holocaust survivors. Moderators: Shlomi Perlmutter and Miriam Levinovich. Free entrance. (Heb.)

Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

Cinemidrash Elul will host producer Ira Kerem for a lecture following We Made Matzah Balls for the Revolution that will focus on whether individuals can bring about significant changes in Israeli society. Free entrance.

Wednesday | 16.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Cult Wednesdays
Library
Wednesday 21.12.22 | 20:00

If you can identify every reference to Mel Brooks, quote every Israeli film, and know exactly which Hollywood figures celebrate Seder, then this quiz is for you. Entrance is free of charge, but advance registration is required.

Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

Seymour finds a vehicle for private and public success in the form of a man-eating plant from outer space. However, its cannibalistic eating habits become insatiable and it's up to Seymour to cut it down to size. An entertaining, spine-chilling, and delightful cult hit.

Friday | 04.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Treasures of the Archive
Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

The Israel Film Archive will host a special event featuring these rare materials, explaining the research and investigation process, and discussing the historical significance of this incredible film.

Just before the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the National Ukrainian Archives sent the Israel Film Archive a never-before-seen selection of films documenting Jewish life in 1930s Pre-State Israel and Poland. The researchers at the Israel Archive set out on a comprehensive historical investigation.

Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

Program: Restoration of Wedding in Jerusalem | Interview with Doron Nesher | Excerpts from Wedding in Jerusalem 2 | Discussion (in Heb.) moderated by Marlyn Vinig: Shmuel Calderon, Rama Burshtein, and Boaz Yehonatan Yaakov.

Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Thursday | 17.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Talks and Lectures
Sunday 18.12.22 | 18:00

Screening in the presence of Michel Kichka

1960s Belgium. Michel and his brother Charly live a happy childhood. Their father does not reveal his past.  The brothers imagine him as a great adventurer or treasure hunter…. But what is he hiding? A moving adaptation to Michel Kichka’s graphic novel. 

Tuesday | 22.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Monday 19.12.22 | 20:00

Opening remarks: Dani Dayan, Chairman of Yad Vashem. Following the screening, conversation with Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

The Klarsfeld have spent their lives tracking down Nazi war criminals and bringing them to justice. Now in their 80s, they continue their fight against a resurgent far-right movement in Europe. Beate and Serge - hunting partners, activists, husband and wife, parents, revealing both their courageous work and enduring love.

Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

Opening Remarks (in Eng.): Dr. Isaac Lifshitz, Shalem College

The story of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, one of the most remarkable and influential figures of 20th Century America. He was a mentor to the Civil Rights Movement, a critic of the Vietnam War, a champion for Soviet Jews, and a pioneer in the work of interfaith dialogue.

Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32

Opening remarks: Natan Sharansky

Irwin Cotler and his team take on the cases and causes of political prisoners and human rights activists battling against the world’s most repressive regimes. Mr. Cotler is the International Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and former Minister of Justice of Canada. 

Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday 21.12.22 | 19:30

Opening remarks: Dr. Malka Shabtay on Emerging and Diverse Jewish Communities

Dr. Malka Shabtay, an Israeli anthropologist and activist, travels to North Shewa, Central Ethiopia. There, she meets a hidden Jewish community and documents its special story of survival. This is the extraordinary story of a hidden Jewish community that try to survive in the 21st century.

Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday 21.12.22 | 20:00

Screening followed by conversation with writer Arye Sharuz Shalicar and Dr. Emmanuel Navon, Shalem College. In Heb.

For the first time in his life, 16-year-old Solheil experiences antisemitism. As a means of self-preservation, he hides his Jewish identity and joins a Muslim gang. Until one day the gang decides to rob a store,  run by a local Jew. Wet Dog boasts a powerful, thought-provoking narrative.

Tuesday | 22.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Thursday 22.12.22 | 17:30

Opening remarks (in Heb.): David Witzthum

When Professor Rath meets singer Lola Lola at the dubious Blue Angel nightclub, he falls for her charm. But while Lola rises to become a respected artist, the professor develops into a pathetic clown. One of the Weimar Republic’s most important films, starring Marlene Dietrich. 

Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday 21.12.22 | 19:00

Following the screening, conversation with Greg Schneider Claims Conference Executive Vice President

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, German and Jewish leaders met in secret to grapple with the first reparations in history, but how could reparations be determined for the unprecedented destruction and suffering of a people? Reckonings recounts these tense negotiations.

Tuesday | 13.12.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 02.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Meet the Filmmakers
Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 22.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Thursday | 10.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday 20.12.22 |
20.12.22
20:00
Tuesday | 08.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 16.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday 20.12.22 |
20.12.22
20:00
Wednesday | 02.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Thursday 22.12.22 |
22.12.22
18:00
Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 02.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Wednesday | 09.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Monday | 14.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32
Tuesday | 15.11.22 to Friday | 31.12.32